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[movies]Achievement USA - Sound Masters
General Motors celebrates production of 50 millionth automobile with a parade through Flint, Michigan.
Keywords: Car culture: Ceremonies
Downloads: 884,129 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(12 reviews)
[movies]Chevrolet Leader News (Vol. 1, No. 1) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Promotional newsreels featuring a variety of Chevrolet-centric stories, including: the building of Norris Dam in Tennessee; an automobile racing an ice boat across a lake in Mt. Clemens, Michigan; gasoline economy tests on Detroit streets; women showing off their hairstyles in an automobile moving along New York City streets; the Soap Box Derby at Dayton, Ohio; and a miniature dog riding in the glove compartment of an automobile in San Francisco.
Keywords: Car culture: Newsreels
Downloads: 7,609 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[movies]Road Runners - Unknown
Outlaw hotrodders become law-abiding gearheads after a community organizes supervised racing clubs and timing associations.
Keywords: Car culture: Hot rods; Car culture: Youth; Safety: Automotive
Downloads: 21,375 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Chevrolet Leader News (Vol. 3, No. 3) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Promotional newsreels featuring a variety of Chevrolet-centric stories.
Keywords: Car culture: Newsreels; Automobiles: Advertising
Downloads: 4,738 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Chevrolet Leader News (Vol. 2, No. 4) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Promotional newsreels featuring a variety of Chevrolet-centric stories, including: the "Boudoir Express," dressing rooms on wheels in which women can change into swimsuits; Detroit police directing traffic with a "talking safety car"; miniature model planes at the International Air Derby; petroleum geologists X-raying the ground in search for oil; a seagoing, amphibious automobile navigating a lake; and Mickey, the firefighting cat of Minneapolis.
Keywords: Car culture: Newsreels; Automobiles: Advertising
Downloads: 8,197 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Chevrolet Leader News (Vol. 3, No. 1) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Promotional newsreels featuring a variety of Chevrolet-centric stories.
Keywords: Car culture: Newsreels; Automobiles: Advertising
Downloads: 7,462 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Chevrolet Leader News (Vol. 4, No. 1) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Promotional newsreels featuring a variety of Chevrolet-centric stories.
Keywords: Car culture: Newsreels; Automobiles: Advertising
Downloads: 4,828 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Chevrolet Leader News (Vol. 3, No. 2) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Promotional newsreel containing a variety of Chevrolet-centric stories.
Keywords: Car culture: Newsreels; Automobiles: Advertising
Downloads: 18,085 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Chevrolet Leader News (Vol. 3, No. 4) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Promotional newsreels featuring a variety of Chevrolet-centric stories.
Keywords: Car culture: Newsreels; Automobiles: Advertising
Downloads: 6,020 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Chevrolet Leader News (Vol. 2, No. 2) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Promotional newsreels featuring a variety of Chevrolet-centric stories, including: a Chevrolet pulling an aquaplane along the beach; an isolated Kentucky village linked to the world by motor cars; alligator wrestling; mobility for the Miami Beach police; and new parking meters in Dallas, Texas.
Keywords: Car culture: Newsreels; Automobiles: Advertising
Downloads: 4,625 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]How to Go Places - Handy (Jam) Organization
Actress Gale Storm and family take a road trip in their Chevrolet and review the do's and don'ts of auto traveling.
Keywords: Tourism; Travelogues; Car culture: General
Downloads: 841,826 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Chevrolet Leader News (Vol. 1, No. 2) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Promotional newsreel containing a variety of Chevrolet-centric stories, including the construction of U.S. 1 linking Key West, Florida with the mainland; a Baltimore ceremony awarding large Chevrolet keys to the oldest auto plant employees; a man leading a pony with his Chevrolet; the "Evans Auto-Railer," an automobile that runs down railroad tracks in Jackson, Michigan; old automobile advertising; a travelogue sequence set in St...
Keywords: Car culture: Newsreels; Automobiles: Advertising
Downloads: 7,205 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Chevrolet Leader News (Vol. 2, No. 1) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Promotional newsreels featuring a variety of Chevrolet-centric stories, including: Miami, Florida police practice shooting at stationary targets from moving cars; Southern youngsters learn safe driving habits while driving in kiddie cars and scooters on miniature streets; Chautauqua Lake ferry uses two automobile engines as motive power.
Keywords: Car culture: Newsreels; Automobiles: Advertising
Downloads: 5,137 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Chevrolet Leader News (Vol. 4, No. 3) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Promotional newsreels featuring a variety of Chevrolet-centric stories.
Keywords: Car culture: Newsreels; Automobiles: Advertising
Downloads: 4,120 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]All-American Soap Box Derby, The (1936) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Tribute to the American boy as inventor, engineer and sportsman. Shows contestants building their vehicles and the final competition at Derby Downs in Akron, Ohio.
Keywords: Car culture: Children; Gender roles; Automobiles: Advertising
Downloads: 16,689 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Highway Hearing (Part I) - Universal-International
Produced to garner support for the 1956 Federal Aid-Highway Act, the law that enabled the Interstate Highway system. After a small town learns that it is to be bypassed by a new freeway, highway officials and politicians help to convince residents that the freeway is actually in their interest. The film ends as it began, at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new stretch of highway.
Keywords: Infrastructure: Roads and highways; Car culture: General
Downloads: 3,237 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Wheels Across Africa (Part III) - Wilding Picture Productions
Armand Davis leads motor expedition in Africa, powered by Dodge cars.
Keywords: Africa: Exploration; Car culture; Ethnography: Africa
Downloads: 4,837 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Wheels Across Africa (Part I) - Wilding Picture Productions
Armand Davis leads motor expedition in Africa, powered by Dodge cars.
Keywords: Africa: Exploration; Car culture; Ethnography: Africa
Downloads: 8,083 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Highway Hearing (Part II) - Universal-International
Produced to garner support for the 1956 Federal Aid-Highway Act, the law that enabled the Interstate Highway system. After a small town learns that it is to be bypassed by a new freeway, highway officials and politicians help to convince residents that the freeway is actually in their interest. The film ends as it began, at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new stretch of highway.
Keywords: Infrastructure: Roads and highways; Car culture: General
Downloads: 3,493 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Wheels Across Africa (Part II) - Wilding Picture Productions
Armand Davis leads motor expedition in Africa, powered by Dodge cars.
Keywords: Africa: Exploration; Car culture; Ethnography: Africa
Downloads: 4,572 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Trip, The - Handy (Jam) Organization
Screen ad, in Technicolor, for the 1940 Chevrolet models.
Keywords: Automobiles: Advertising; Advertising: Screen ads; Car culture
Downloads: 12,564 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(10 reviews)
[movies]Chevrolet Leader News (Vol. 2, No. 3) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Promotional newsreels featuring a variety of Chevrolet-centric stories. Contents include: bathing girls dive from top of Chevrolet automobile; owner of 1913 car trades it in for a new 1936 Chevrolet; Jack Dempsey referees a boys' boxing match; a seven-foot tall giant man inspects the Chevrolet "Turret Top"; a fishing expedition in the Ozark Mountains; a car driven into the water so that fish can swim in and be trapped; the Detroit police traffic safety campaign; and a birthday party for children...
Keywords: Car culture: Newsreels; Automobiles: Advertising; Oddities
Downloads: 16,789 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Wheels Across Africa (Part IV) - Wilding Picture Productions
Armand Davis leads motor expedition in Africa, powered by Dodge cars.
Keywords: Africa: Exploration; Car culture; Ethnography: Africa
Downloads: 4,783 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Chevrolet Leader News (Vol. 5, No. 2) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Promotional newsreels featuring a variety of Chevrolet-centric stories.
Keywords: Car culture: Newsreels; Automobiles: Advertising; Agriculture: Poultry
Downloads: 4,691 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Chevrolet Leader News (Vol. 1, No. 3) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Promotional newsreels featuring a variety of Chevrolet-centric stories, including: heavy-duty trucks used in construction; St. Augustine, Florida, site of the oldest houses in America; old horseless carriage advertisements; a homemade streamlined house trailer in Guadalupe, California; auto interiors designed by new York jewelers; an Army convoy at Fort Sill, Oklahoma; and a Chihuahua dog standing in for a radiator ornament on a moving car in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Keywords: Car culture: Newsreels; Automobiles: Advertising; Animals: Dogs
Downloads: 6,763 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Drive Your Bicycle - Sullivan Company
Slow-moving bicycle safety film shot in Glendale and Burbank, California by a family-owned film production company. Encourages boys and girls to "drive their bicycles" and prepare for becoming automobile drivers by learning to practice the "rules of the road." Good views of the mid-1950s suburban Southern California landscape.
Keywords: Bicycles; Bicycles: Safety; Car culture: Children
Downloads: 6,569 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Tomorrow's Drivers - Handy (Jam) Organization
Socialization through driver education begins at a tender age in Phoenix.
Keywords: Car culture: Children; Automobiles: Advertising; Phoenix, Arizona
Downloads: 21,059 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(8 reviews)
[movies]Ingenuity in Action (Part II) - Davis (Sid) Productions
Made for hot rod fans; explains how to prepare and enter a car show; also serves as an ethnographic account of the "nomadic tribe of hotrodders".
Keywords: Car culture: Youth; Car culture: Hot rods; California: History and culture
Downloads: 30,792 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[movies]Ingenuity in Action (Part I) - Davis (Sid) Productions
Made for hot rod fans; explains how to prepare and enter a car show; also serves as an ethnographic account of the "nomadic tribe of hotrodders".
Keywords: Car culture: Youth; Car culture: Hot rods; California: History and culture
Downloads: 24,229 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Helping You Sell - Handy (Jam) Organization
How Chevrolet uses sponsored theatrical motion pictures to promote its products.
Keywords: Motion pictures: Sponsored; Car culture: Newsreels; Advertising: Screen ads
Downloads: 5,035 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Automotive Service - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.
Opportunities for employment servicing America's vast motor fleet.
Keywords: Occupations: Automotive; Car culture: General; Automobiles: Service and repair
Downloads: 3,142,776 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Chevrolet Leader News (Vol. 4, No. 2) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Promotional newsreels featuring a variety of Chevrolet-centric stories, including: photographing human and automobile models; automobile brake tests on a steep San Francisco street; diamond-tipped machine tools; the Ohio River floods of 1937; and an animal circus featuring performing rats.
Keywords: Car culture: Newsreels; Automobiles: Advertising; San Francisco: Scenics: Historical
Downloads: 6,840 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]On the Run (Part II) - Davis (Sid) Productions
Well-behaved San Francisco teenagers compete in the Mobilgas "Safety Economy Run," driving their cars around the Bay Area under the supervision of experienced racing drivers. Go to Part I
Keywords: Car culture: Youth; Hot rods; San Francisco: Scenics: Historical
Downloads: 4,275 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Show 'Em the Road (Part I) - Davis (Sid) Productions
Southern California teenagers join the Mobilgas "Safety and Economy" competition, driving from the Los Angeles area to the Inland Empire, the desert, to Las Vegas, Nevada and Hoover Dam, then back home again. Producers and Directors: Sid Davis and Arthur L. Swerdloff.
Keywords: Car culture: Youth; U.S.: West; California: Scenics
Downloads: 6,467 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Key to Our Horizons - Handy (Jam) Organization
A mid-century tribute to the automobile and its importance in American life and the economy.
Keywords: Automobiles: Economic effects; Car culture: General; Occupations: Automotive
Downloads: 7,655 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Show 'Em the Road (Part II) - Davis (Sid) Productions
Southern California teenagers join the Mobilgas "Safety and Economy" competition, driving from the Los Angeles area to the Inland Empire, the desert, to Las Vegas, Nevada and Hoover Dam, then back home again. Producers and Directors: Sid Davis and Arthur L. Swerdloff.
Keywords: Car culture: Youth; U.S.: West; California: Scenics
Downloads: 7,392 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Your Permit to Drive - General Motors Photographic
Talking driver's license narrates this hymn to the beneficial effects of highways, cars, and driving.
Keywords: Safety: Driving; Car culture; Infrastructure: Roads and highways
Downloads: 9,866 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]None for the Road: Teenage Drinking and Driving - Centron Corporation
Hybrid nonfiction/fiction film showing experiments with alcohol-addled rats, plus a story of teenagers who die while DUI.
Keywords: Substance abuse: Alcohol; Car culture: Youth; Safety: Automotive
Downloads: 11,132 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]On the Run (Part I) - Davis (Sid) Productions
Well-behaved San Francisco teenagers compete in the Mobilgas "Safety Economy Run," driving their cars around the Bay Area under the supervision of experienced racing drivers. Go to Part II
Keywords: Car culture: Youth; Hot rods; San Francisco: Scenics: Historical
Downloads: 8,143 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Henry Ford's Mirror of America (Part II) - U.S. National Archives and Records Service
Compilation of images and sequences from the Ford Film Collection, with excellent footage of United States history, culture, industry and daily life between about 1915 and 1930. Highlights include Coney Island, the increasing pervasiveness of the automobile in American life, and early manufacturing footage.
Keywords: U.S. History: 1900-1927; Car culture; Automobiles: Design and manufacturing
Downloads: 8,130 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Henry Ford's Mirror of America (Part I) - U.S. National Archives and Records Service
Compilation of images and sequences from the Ford Film Collection, with excellent footage of United States history, culture, industry and daily life between about 1915 and 1930. Highlights include Coney Island, the increasing pervasiveness of the automobile in American life, and early manufacturing footage.
Keywords: U.S. History: 1900-1927; Car culture; Automobiles: Design and manufacturing
Downloads: 20,517 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Give Yourself the Green Light - Handy (Jam) Organization
Advocacy film produced to garner public support for the creation of the Interstate Highway System.
Keywords: Infrastructure: Roads and highways; Car culture: General; Manifest destiny
Downloads: 18,411 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(10 reviews)
[movies]All-American Soap Box Derby (1936) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Official film of early Soap Box Derby competition in Akron, Ohio; tribute to ingenuity of the American Boy.
Keywords: Car culture: Children; Soap Box Derby; Gender roles
Downloads: 20,547 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Home Movie: PA100018: Beany's Drive-In, Long Beach, Calif., ca. 1952
Activities at the newly opened Beany's drive-through fast food restaurant, Long Beach, California, 1952 or 1953.
Keywords: California; Long Beach; Los Angeles County; fast food; restaurants; food; car culture; automobiles; suburbia; hamburgers; youth
Downloads: 1,723
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